A ceremony celebrating the life of Mrs. Beverly Fern Richardson will be held 11 am Friday at Pine Grove Baptist Church, 21949 Hwy 444 Livingston, with the Rev. Paul Taylor officiating. Visitation will be Thursday 6 pm until 9 pm and will resume Friday at 9 am until time of the service. Interment will follow at Richardson Cemetery under the direction of Church Funeral Services. Mrs. Richardson was born on March 8, 1943 and departed from this life on Saturday December 24, 2016 at her home after an extended illness at the age of 73 years. She was a resident of Livingston Parish, a homemaker and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. She enjoyed bird watching, crafts, flowers, crocheting and especially traveling the United States. She is preceded in death by her parents Charles A. and Elva Earl Gordon Clark. She is survived by her husband of 55 years Jimmy Gail Richardson; children Mary Merlinda and Louis Girlinghouse, Jr., David Richardson and Susan Gail Whiddon; her grandchildren Brandy Richardson, Jeremy and Brittany Girlinghouse, Christian Girlinghouse, Jamie Richardson, Wyatt and Zachary Whiddon; great granddaughter Eleanor Girlinghouse, her father-in-law and mother-in-law G. W. and Marjorie “Patsy” Richardson; also survived by a host of uncles, aunts and cousins. Son-in-law and grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Memorials preferred to your favorite charity.